Boondocking with Joe Skeen in El Malpais National Conservation Area, New Mexico
Joe Skeen is easily the nicest free campground we have stayed at, thus far. We were lucky to nab the last of about a dozen spots on this BLM area. I’m not really sure who Joe Skeen is but I’m thankful for the campground bearing his name.
How to Make the Best Campfire Grilled Cheese
Grilled cheese is delicious. What’s better than grilled cheese? Yeah, grilled cheese cooked directly over a fire. It gives grilled cheese all the smokey flavor you could ask for. As a bonus, its fun to cook over hot coals.
How to Secure Your Camper
After purchasing a travel trailer or camper, the last thing you want is for someone to drive off with it. There’s a few simple ways you can secure your investment.
Backpacking With Aldi
Aldi is a German owned supermarket chain that sells some really random stuff. That random stuff happened to include an Adventure Ridge backpack. I found two of them on clearance for a mere $9.99 each. Its hard to pick up a cheap backpack for ten bucks. I found one with a hydration sleeve, padded waist […]
Boondocking At Lake Meredith, Sugar City, Colorado
Lake Meredith is a reservoir near Sugar City, Colorado. Its the perfect place to spend the night and do a little fishing.
Boondocking at Teal Pond in Shawnee National Forest, Illinois
Teal Pond is a forgotten camp site in the Shawnee National Forest While there are two usable spots now, a dozen campsites were once available. The location still proves peaceful and is a reprieve from busier campgrounds.
Winter Downtime for Hikers and Campers
For many outdoor enthusiasts, the cold winter months are a bummer. Its too cold to camp, trails are covered in snow, streams become ice. Winter doesn’t have to be wasted time though. In fact, its the perfect time to prepare for the next season.
Camp Hacks: Silica Gel for Phones
Rice is the go to for water logged phones. I’m here to tell you there’s a better way.